David K. Horvath, 96, died Monday, July 13, 2015, at Stratford Commons in Overland Park. The family provided some of the following information. David was a longtime Manhattan resident. He was born June 23, 1919, to David F. Horvath and Mary (Nagy) Horvath in Devon, .

  • JC woman injured in crash

    A Junction City woman was injured in a collision on an Interstate 70 off ramp Tuesday afternoon. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, at 4:45 p.m., Christa G. Rodriguez, 29, was stopped at the end of the ramp at exit 295 and .

  • K-State football to host final summer camp

    Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder and the Wildcat coaching staff will host one final summer camp this month, as spots still remain for the one-day camp on July 25. The Kansas State Football July One-Day Camp, which will be .

  • Sting finish season at State Tournament

    The Manhattan Optimist Sting softball team traveled to Kansas City to compete in the USSSA state 18-and-under tournament this past weekend — finishing seventh in their final tournament of the season. The Sting lost their first bracket game against the Diamond .

  • Animal shelter gives public a glimpse of renovations Animal2.mercury

    Manhattan’s T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter showed off its newly renovated dog kennel area to the public at an open house on Monday. The shelter is currently home to 70 cats, 14 dogs, two bunnies, two rats and a guinea pig, .

  • Board to consider cutting 8 teachers

    After months of budget talks, the Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider a recommendation to cut $1 million from the district, which includes eight teachers. The board is scheduled to discuss the issue at a 6:30 p.m. Wednesday meeting at the Robinson .

  • County fair photo exhibit to honor fallen soldiers

    A photo exhibit memorializing U.S. soldiers who have fallen since Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display during the Pottawatomie County Fair July 29 through Aug. 2. “Until you see it, you don’t understand what a powerful impact these photos have,” Dody .

  • Kobach pursues a familiar villain

    Having won the authority to hunt down and prosecute voter fraud cases that are about as common in Kansas as unicorns, Secretary of State Kris Kobach has found another villain to pursue. He’s turned his attention to Obamacare. He .

  • Kansas Dust Bowl alarming

    Beginning in 1934, a 150,000-square-mile area that included Kansas was devastated by drought, winds, static electricity, loss of vegetation and poor farming practices resulting in a self-perpetuating cycle of environmental, social and economic degradation now referred to as the Dust Bowl. .

  • Further discussion needed on proposed roundabout

    To the Editor: I appreciate the fine job the Mercury and its staff do in bringing the news to the citizens of Manhattan. I would like to comment on the July 12 editorial about the installation of a roundabout at the .

  • Man injured in crash

    A man was injured when his pickup truck rolled several times through the median and across traffic lanes on Interstate 70 Monday night. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Eric J. Rivera, 36, Killeen, Texas, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger west .


    Ralph Leone Miller, 97, of Manhattan, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community in Manhattan. The family provided some of the following information. Ralph was born June 4, 1918, to Harry and Segra Elsie (Olson) Miller in Blue Rapids. He grew .


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